Winner: The Kitschies - Red Tentacle novel award 2013 ´´Hi! My name is Nao, and I am a time being. Do you know what a time being is? Well, if you give me a moment, I will tell you.´´ Ruth discovers a Hello Kitty lunchbox washed up on the shore of her beach home. Within it lies a diary that expresses the hopes and dreams of a young girl. She suspects it might have arrived on a drift of debris from the 2011 tsunami. With every turn of the page, she is sucked deeper into an enchanting mystery. In a small cafe in Tokyo, 16-year-old Nao Yasutani is navigating the challenges thrown up by modern life. In the face of cyber-bullying, the mysteries of a 104-year-old Buddhist nun and great-grandmother, and the joy and heartbreak of family, Nao is trying to find her own place - and voice - through a diary she hopes will find a reader and friend who finally understands her. Weaving across continents and decades, and exploring the relationship between reader and writer, fact and fiction, A Tale for the Time Being is an extraordinary novel about our shared humanity and the search for home. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ruth Ozeki. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/cnon/000115/bk_cnon_000115_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What power awaits those who collect the three Runestones of Tritinakh? With Kodai and the Shinigami tracking their every move, the best guild this side of Porthos takes the ultimate quest, pitting them against shamans, ice goddesses, stinky giants, and dangerous bugbears. In real world Tokyo, FeeTwix and Sophia arrive to join Ryuk in uncovering the truth of his hallucinations. What they discover is something is a game changer, to say the least. Even with the discovery, and the possibility of obtaining the Runestones, the Mitherfickers will still need help in defeating the Shinigami. It´s time to call in some old friends, and bring a legendary gamer out of retirement. The Soundbooth Theater team for this production: Jeff Hays - Narration Annie Ellicott - Gadsaa Shane, Sugar Spur, Skadi, Cafe Maid Griffin Malnar - Proofing and Editing Justin Thomas James - Production, Editing, Mastering, Sound Design 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Hays, Annie Ellicott. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/114344/bk_acx0_114344_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.